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  • Soundscape and the Built Environment

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    CRC Press

  • Sealants in Construction, Second Edition

    By Jerome Klosowski, Andreas T. Wolf

    The last two decades have seen enormous advances in the technology and application of building sealants. This book provides essential reading for anyone connected with building sealants in the twenty-first century. It covers a wide range of subjects related to building sealants ranging from how to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Industries of Architecture

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas, Tilo Amhoff, Nick Beech

    At a time when the technologies and techniques of producing the built environment are undergoing significant change, this book makes central architecture’s relationship to industry. Contributors turn to historical and theoretical questions, as well as to key contemporary developments, taking a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
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  • Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

    4th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    This book covers everything students need to learn about inspection and testing in order to pass their exams, containing clear reference to the latest legal requirements. All of the theory required in order to pass the City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 certificates, EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4 is…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    By Mark Holden

    Multi-use performing arts centers are among the most complex of all building types and excellent and flexible acoustics must be in place to suit the facility’s varied programming needs. This technical and practical book by renowned acoustician Mark Holden delivers a full discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    CRC Press

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

    By Patrick Reddin

    Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 2

    EAL Edition

    By Mark Baker, Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/6724/X) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been written in collaboration with EAL to ensure that it covers what learners need to know in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • Value Management in Construction and Real Estate

    Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Geoffrey Q. P. Shen, Ann T. W. Yu

    This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones. Extensive references throughout will help the reader develop a deeper understanding of the methodology,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Health and Safety is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project activity – in this case those associated with managing and integrating health and safety - and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The BIM Management Handbook

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    RIBA Publishing

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